JAKE ARRIETA RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Baltimore Orioles optioned right-hander Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk and designated right-hander Alex Burnett for assignment on Thursday.
The moves were made to clear a roster spot for rookie right-hander Kevin Gausman, the fourth overall pick in the 2012 draft. He is being promoted from Double-A Bowie to make his major league against the Blue Jays on Thursday night.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago
I did a Q&A with Matt Vensel at the Baltimore Sun for his Blogger on Blogger feature; mostly on Jake Arrieta and Chris Davis, with some DH struggles and defense sprinkled in. Check it out here.
Last night, the Orioles pulled off a walk-off victory as Nick Markakis singled in the winning run to help them win, 2-1.
Chris Tillman – who started for Baltimore – pitched very, very well. He went 6 2/3 innings, gave up a run on four hits, and was rolling until the 6th inning. Despite solid outing on the mound, Tillman – as well as every Oriole starting pitcher – needs...
MLB News: The Baltimore Orioles have optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Triple-A Norfolk after having struggled this season. And when we say struggled, he posted a 6.63 earned run average and 16 walks in 19 innings.
Fantasy Ramifications: He has a solid arm as he also struck out 20 hitters, but until that control is a non-issue, he will always be considered a scrap heap when he is...
Ah, Jake Arrieta.
If you bring up his name to a lot of Orioles fans, it often does not conjure up good thoughts at all.
Sunday’s game was a case exhibit for that opinion.
I saw the self-destruction of Arrieta live and in person at the Yard; however, before the game against the Dodgers, I and several season ticket holders in my respective section pondered how many...
For the second straight season, Jake Arrieta will face the Minnesota Twins in the Baltimore Orioles' home opener.
The circumstances on Friday, however, will be vastly different.
A year ago, the Orioles launched the season at home and Arrieta was coming off a 10-win campaign that earned him his first opening day start. This time, Baltimore makes its 2013 debut at Camden Yards...
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April 04, 2013
Jake Arrieta allowed one unearned run in three innings and Russ Canzler had two home runs and drove in six runs as the Baltimore Orioles routed Spain's World Baseball Classic team 19-7 on Wednesday.
Arrieta, who is competing for the fifth starter's spot, allowed three hits and the unearned run. He walked one and struck out two.
On Tuesday, Spain lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates...
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March 06, 2013
A sharp eye will reveal a possible sleeper heading into the 2013 MLB Season: Baltimore’s Jake Arrieta.
Looking at his peripherals, (8.0 K/9, 3.5 BB/9, 1.1 HR/9, 15% HR/FB, .330 BABIP, and 58% strand rate) it’s easy to cast off Arrieta as another Ricky Nolasco. If someone wanted to make that argument, it would be tough to disagree since Arrieta has failed to reach his xFIP or...
It goes without saying that this four-game series over the weekend is monumental for the Baltimore Orioles, as it could help them stay in the thick of things in the American League East hunt.Then again, if they do not at least split the series in California, it could send the Orioles into quite the tailspin and dangerously close to the .500 mark, plus to the basement of the division...
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With some of his recent struggles, some Oriole fans are questioning if Jake Arrieta needs to be sent back to Norfolk for awhile or at least removed from the Oriole rotation. While his hot start was a bit of a mirage, he has been and continues to be a fairly effective pitcher who has just gone through a rough patch.From Fangraphs.com, observe stats from the last six starts for Arrieta...